Trade, health and profit in a time of pandemic

  Every aspect of global health policy must now be reconsidered from the perspective of AP (After the Pandemic), although the pandemic of course is still with us.  One of the pandemic’s early lessons was the fragility of a profit-oriented system for vaccine development.   Before the pandemic, there were only four major transnational vaccine producers, … Continued

Developing a research agenda on trade and health

As part of its work programme, PETRA has been tasked with developing an interdisciplinary research framework (or “manifesto”) on the intersection between trade and health and wellbeing. We developed plans for a series of intelligence-gathering workshops to hear views from researchers, the third sector, and policymakers from England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. A sandpit … Continued